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    • Prairie Public's downtown television studio

    • Television studios; Public television; Automobiles; Buildings; Streets
    • Prairie Public's current studio at 207 North 5th Street began life as the broadcast studio for WDAY TV. WDAY sold the building to American Federal Life Insurance who converted the large studio space to offices and cubicles. After purchasing the...
    • The challenges of television production in a small studio

    • Television production & direction; Television studios; Public television; Men; Cameras; Television producers and directors
    • Prior to acquiring the downtown studio, Prairie Public's live broadcasts were made from studio space in Ceres Hall on the North Dakota State University campus. As seen in this photograph, cameras were put in the hallway and the camera operators...
    • First pledge drive in downtown studio

    • Television production & direction; Television studios; Public television; Fund raising; Men; Women
    • President Dennis Falk hosts the first live pledge break held at the Prairie Public televisions studio at 207 North 5th Street in Fargo, ND. Behind Falk are volunteers from the community answering phone calls from viewers pledging financial support...
    • Studio set for "Free Space"

    • Television production & direction; Television studios; Public television
    • "Free Space" was a 30 minute program broadcast as a public service by Prairie Public Television. The program was the brainchild of Dan Hart who stated that the program was a great outlet for people with an idea for a show they wanted Prairie Public...
    • Pledge sets in tight spaces

    • Television production & direction; Television studios; Public television; Fund raising; Men; Women; Telephones
    • Boyd Christenson hosts a pledge break from the studio in Ceres Hall. With a small studio, volunteers answering phones became a part of the set.
    • An early television camera

    • Television production & direction; Public television; Cameras
    • This early studio camera featured a lens turret with lenses of different focal lengths. The camera operator changed from a wide shot to medium shot to close up by rotating the lens turret. Modern studio cameras used at Prairie Public today have a...
    • Studio sets for a live auction

    • Television production & direction; Television studios; Public television; Fund raising; Men; Women
    • The many items offered during a live fund raising auction were broken down into manageable groupings that were compartmentalized in small sets inside the Prairie Public studio. Each auction required many on-air personalities, runners, phone...
    • Prairie Town Meeting

    • Public affairs television programs; Television production & direction; Television studios; Public television; Men; Women; Interviews
    • The Prairie Town Meeting series of 4 broadcast specials used satellite uplinks and remote broadcast technology to bring audiences around the state together to explore topics of interest to rural communities. Host Charlie Johnson asks a question of...
    • Vote '88 debate ready to get underway

    • Television production & direction; Television studios; Public television; Podiums; Debates; Political elections; Political activity; Political issues; Politicians; Men; Women; Television producers and directors
    • In a debate sponsored by the League of Women Voters, incumbent Byron Dorgan and Steve Sydness (Republican) vie for North Dakota's sole seat in the U.S. House of Representatives. From left to right, Byron Dorgan, debate moderator Doug Hamilton,...

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